God never intended for us to struggle through life alone. You’ll
notice a pattern in the Scriptures that God provides friends for our support. King
David turned to his dear friend Jonathan. When Naomi lost her husband and sons,
she leaned on her daughter-in-law Ruth. Even Jesus, when he felt anxious about
dying on the cross, asked his three closest friends, Peter, James and John, to come pray with him.
Friends share our joys and sorrows. Friends pray for us. Friends balance us out. Friends help
us see beyond our immediate circumstances to God’s grand, sweeping plan. And
we can do the same for our friends. Let’s
face it – WE NEED EACH OTHER.